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Civil Litigation Section

Members get free access to two half-day conferences and four one-hour webinars per year, plus discounted entry to other Section and Law Society events

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Webinar: Part 36 masterclass - 2018 edition (OnDemand)

Find out about the latest developments of this complex area in our 2018 masterclass.

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Drafting witness statements from the perspective of a barrister (15 May 2018)

A case may be won or lost on the strength of the witness evidence and the performance of the witness at trial.

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Commercial litigation update 2017 (30 October 2017)

Join this webinar for an update on key developments for commercial litigators over the past 12 months.


A whole new world for travel – the Package Travel Regulations 2017 (18 October 2017)

Be prepared for the new package travelling regulations which will be effective from 1 January 2018.  

All Inclusive Section webinars

We offer a number of webinars at a 20% discount for Section members, on topics of relevance to civil litigators


Webinar: Advocacy in the Employment Tribunal (OnDemand)

Employment lawyers are seeing an uptick in work with the Supreme Court ruling that the increased tribunal fees were unlawful. 


Webinar: Property Litigation Update 2018 (OnDemand)

Disputes and disagreements are a fact of economic life. They are part of the business of owning or occupying property. With the shortage of homes creating a building boom all over the country and the rapid increase prices, property litigators are having a busy time.

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Webinar: Costs update (OnDemand)

Legal costs in litigation and other dispute resolution processes (such as arbitration) are often significant and can be the cause of real concern.


Webinar: Contract Law update 2017

Contract law is at the core of the work solicitors do. Whatever your area of practice you will encounter contracts frequently. 

Civil Litigation Section renewals

Benefits of Membership*

The Civil Litigation Section will provide you with support, advice, networking opportunities and enable the sharing of best practice with peers.

The current Section Engagement Programme has been created in consultation with the Section Committee and will focus on key issues including:

  • Costs
  • Budgeting and Management
  • Court Fees
  • Access to Justice
  • Alternative dispute resolution
  • Profitability
  • Clinical Negligence
  • Fixed Costs
  • J Codes
  • Adjudication
  • Service
  • Jurisdiction
  • Consumer Protection
  • Rome II

These issues will be addressed through a range of activities including: Seminars, Workshops, Webinars, Conferences, E-Newsletters, Magazine, Twitter.

*See Section terms and conditions

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